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Delerue, Georges 1925-1992

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Most widely held works by Georges Delerue
A man for all seasons by Fred Zinnemann( Visual )

25 editions published between 1966 and 2015 in English and Arabic and held by 2,767 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sir Thomas More, Chancellor of England, has an unquestioning faith. As a devout Catholic, More refuses to support King Henry VIII's divorce from Catherine of Aragon. In quest of a son, Henry wants to marry his mistress, Anne Boleyn. When the petulant king breaks with Rome and the Pope, More resigns his chancellorship in protest. Unsure in his new position as head of the Church of England, the king is unnerved by More's continued refusal to acknowledge his suzerainty. For his stubborn convictions, More ends up imprisoned in the Tower of London. For holding devotion to God and the Church dearer than his loyalty to the King, More dies
Jules et Jim = Jules and Jim by François Truffaut( Visual )

81 editions published between 1961 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,785 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Before World War I, in Paris, a girl alternates between a French & a German student, and after the war they meet again to form a constantly shifting triangle
Hiroshima mon amour = Hiroshima, my love by Alain Resnais( Visual )

74 editions published between 1959 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 1,484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un amor entre una actriz francesa y un arquitecto japonés entrecortado por escenas reales del holocausto atómico en Hiroshima. Esta cinta inspirada en la novela de Marguerite Duras muestra la complejidad y el dolor de la guerra
Steel magnolias by Herbert Ross( Visual )

10 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Six divas of the silver screen - Sally Field, Dolly Parton, Shirley MacLaine, Daryl Hannah, Olympia Dukakis and Julia Roberts - come together as bosom buddies in this hilarious and heartwarming story of life, love and loss in a small Louisiana Parish. At the center of the group is Shelby Eatenton (Roberts), newly married and joyfully pregnant, despite the fact that her diabetes could make childbirth life-threatening. Terrified and angry at the possibility of losing her only daughter, M'Lynn Eatenton (Field) looks to her four closest friends for strength and laughter as she battles her deepest fears of death in order to join Shelby in celebrating the miracle of new life"--Container
Beaches by Ealing Corporation( Visual )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 1,081 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two childhood friends are reunited in their middle age and one learns she is dying of a fatal disease. Featured for the first time on Blu-ray
Platoon by Oliver Stone( Visual )

41 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 982 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In "Platoon," a middle-class college student volunteers for the war in Vietnam because he considers it his patriotic duty. The first thing he encounters on the airport tarmac in Saigon is a cart of body bags. It's downhill from there: endless hikes, ditch-digging, heat, rain, bugs and snakebites, fear and confusion, sleeplessness, and terror when he finally sleeps. He will only gradually, unknowingly, become an adequate soldier--one who has left innocence far behind
The black stallion by Carroll Ballard( Visual )

8 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 973 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Black, a stunning stallion and a world-renowned champion race horse, is stolen by mysterious foreigners. His young American owner, Alec Ramsay (Kelly Reno) frantically seeks his return. Alec stows away on a plane to Casablanca and crosses the perilous Sahara Desert. With the help of a special friend named Raj (Vincent Spano), Alec unravels the mystery of Black's theft
Silkwood by Mike Nichols( Visual )

16 editions published between 1983 and 2009 in 7 languages and held by 925 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Verfilming van de wijze waarop Karen Gay Silkwood (1946-1974), die werkte in een Amerikaanse ultracentrifugefabriek, trachtte te protesteren tegen de onveilige arbeidsomstandigheden, en vervolgens bij een mysterieus verkeersongeval om het leven kwam
Tirez sur le pianiste Shoot the piano player by François Truffaut( Visual )

50 editions published between 1959 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 859 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charlie Kohler is a piano player in a bar. Lena, a waitress at the bar, is in love with him. One of Charlie's brother, Chico, a crook, takes refuge in the bar because he is being chased by two gangsters, Momo and Ernest. But Charlie's real name is Edouard Saroyan, who was once a virtuose who gave up playing after his wife's suicide. Charlie now has to deal wih Chico, Ernest, Momo, Fido (his youngest brother who lives with him), and Lena. Charlie ends up stumbling into the criminal underworld and a whirlwind love affair
Le dernier métro by François Truffaut( Visual )

40 editions published between 1980 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 803 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story of love and adventure set in the milieu of the theatre during the German occupation of Paris in 1942. The theatre continues to operate amid Gestapo agents, black-marketeers, resistance fighters and Nazi collaborators
The conformist by Bernardo Bertolucci( Visual )

21 editions published between 1969 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 797 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Repressing his homosexual drives, a young man strives for an "acceptable" life as a member of the Italian Fascist Secret Service and as a middle-class would-be wife-chaser, until an odd series of events makes him a willing murderer
The day of the jackal by John Escott( Visual )

6 editions published between 1973 and 2010 in English and held by 775 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of a cold, suave British assassin hired by the French OAS to kill General Charles de Gaulle. Nameless and faceless, the killer, known by the code name of Jackal, relentlessly moves toward the date with death that would rock the world. The tension mounts as the methodical preparations of the Jackal are paralleled with the efforts of the police to uncover the plot, which gives the story non-stop, edge-of-your-seat suspense
Julia by Fred Zinnemann( Visual )

10 editions published between 1976 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 732 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Born to great wealth, the fiercely independent Julia devotes her life to political causes, fighting fascism in the 1930's. While traveling in Europe, playwright Lillian Hellman, a friend of Julia's, is swept into a dangerous world, smuggling money across hostile borders
Le mépris = Contempt by Jean-Luc Godard( Visual )

36 editions published between 1963 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 713 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Camille falls out of love with her husband while he is rewriting the screenplay The Odyssey by American producer Jeremiah Prokosch. Just as the director of Prokosch's film, Fritz Lang, says the The Odyssey is the story of individuals confronting their situations in a real world, Contempt itself is an examination of the position of the filmmaker in the commercial cinema industry."--Container
Joe versus the volcano by John Patrick Shanley( Visual )

3 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and French and held by 633 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the follies of a stressed-out guy in a dead-end job who is told he has a terminal "brain cloud". A zany jillionaire then makes him an offer that gives him a fleeting taste of the good life. In exchange, he must journey to a Pacific island and leap into a volcano
Le roi de coeur = King of hearts by Philippe de Broca( Visual )

11 editions published between 1966 and 2010 in French and Undetermined and held by 571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Scottish soldier is sent to disarm a bomb in a French village that has been evacuated except for the inmates of an insane asylum. He doesn't realize that all his new friends are mentally unstable until he is crowned King
Women in love by D. H Lawrence( Visual )

15 editions published between 1969 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 570 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nell'Inghilterra del 1920 una timida maestra si innamora di un ispettore scolastico, mentre la sorella, una scultrice anticonformista, dà vita a un rapporto passionale e torbido con un industriale. E anche tra gli uomini nascerà un sentimento ambiguo. (Mereghetti)
Crimes of the heart by Beth Henley( Visual )

10 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in English and Italian and held by 569 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three eccentric sisters reunite in their Southern hometown after the youngest is arrested for shooting her husband, and in facing each other must also confront a host of personal and family demons
La nuit américaine = Day for night by François Truffaut( Visual )

34 editions published between 1973 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A movie about moviemaking on the French Riviera with the interplay between screen people in real life and the people they portray in films
La peau douce = the soft skin by François Truffaut( Visual )

37 editions published between 1963 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 518 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pierre Lachenay, a distinguished author and publisher with a wife and child, falls in love with a flight attendant, Nicole. Unable to decide between his wife and his mistress, Pierre keeps going back and forth between the two. Irritated, Nicole leaves Pierre, and an ironic, tragic twist of fate cuts short Pierre's plans to reconcile his marriage
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A man for all seasons
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Delerue, G.

Delerue, G. 1925-1992

Delerue, G. (Georges), 1925-1992

Delerue, George.

Delerue, George 1925-1992

Delerue, Georges

Delrue, Georges 1925-1992

George Delerue

Georges Delerue compositore francese

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Georges Delerue Frans componist (1925-1992)

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Georges Delerue französischer Filmkomponist

Georges Delerue French composer

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Hiroshima mon amour = Hiroshima, my loveBeachesJoe versus the volcanoLe roi de coeur = King of heartsLa peau douce = the soft skin